6.4/10
4,472
82 user 42 critic

My Date with Drew (2004)

Trailer
0:50 | Trailer
"If you don't take risks, you'll have a wasted soul." - Drew Barrymore. Ever since the second grade when he first saw her in E.T. The Extraterrestrial, Brian Herzlinger has had a crush on ... See full summary »
11 wins. See more awards »
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Drew Barrymore ... Self
John August ... Self
Stephanie Bedell Quartararo Stephanie Bedell Quartararo ... Self (as Stephanie Bedell)
Allison Burnett ... Self
Bill D'Elia ... Self
Kerry David ... Self
Sonya Dakar ... Self
George DelHoyo ... Self - Voice Trailer Guy
Dylan Dylan ... Self - Limo Driver
Corey Feldman ... Self
Ross Forooghi Ross Forooghi ... Self
Jon Gunn ... Self
Lisa Furst Lisa Furst ... Self (as Lisa Gunn)
Lauren Hays Lauren Hays ... Self
Brian Herzlinger ... Self
Learn more

More Like This 

The Week (2015)
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

THE WEEK is the story of Dick Romans - a washed up TV host whose wife leaves him the day before their week-long ten year anniversary celebration in wine country. Dick finds himself alone ... See full summary »

Directors: Jon Gunn, John W. Mann
Stars: Rick Gomez, Joelle Carter, Richard Speight Jr.
My Truth (2020)
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Director: Brian Herzlinger
Stars: Dominick Brascia, Scott Carlson, Keith Coogan
Mercy Streets (2000)
Action | Drama | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

Estranged twin brothers - one a con man, the other an Episcopal deacon - accidentally switch places... and find God in the process.

Director: Jon Gunn
Stars: Eric Roberts, David A.R. White, Cynthia Watros
Bus Driver (2016)
Action | Crime | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.7/10 X  

A high school bus on its way to a retreat blows a tire and stops at the nearest ranch for help. The driver, five troubled students, and their ridiculous gym- teacher chaperone find, instead... See full summary »

Director: Brian Herzlinger
Stars: Steven Chase, Steve Daron, Holly Elissa
Baby on Board (2009)
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.2/10 X  

Life for a successful power couple get thrown for a loop when the wife finds out she's pregnant.

Director: Brian Herzlinger
Stars: Heather Graham, Jerry O'Connell, John Corbett
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

A compelling drama that explores the different meanings of being a parent through the gritty, realistic lives of the struggling, blue-collar Porters, and the privileged Campbell family. ... See full summary »

Director: Jon Gunn
Stars: Mira Sorvino, Barry Pepper, Cole Hauser
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

Bobby Davis, a wealthy football star, goes to bed one night secure in his wealth of almost one hundred million dollars and awakens the next morning almost broke. It appears that his ... See full summary »

Director: Brian Herzlinger
Stars: Shannon Brown, Heather Matarazzo, Jim O'Heir
Drama

Jonathan's mother is suffering from cancer. Hecan't understand why she's being tormented with this disease. His anger and choices leads to drugs. Blaming God, he attempts suicide but fails.... See full summary »

Director: Brian Herzlinger
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

The Story follows Canadian comedian Dave Regnier as his quest to the playboy mansion to meet Hugh Hefner is harder than he thought. He also realizes that it's harder to make a film than ... See full summary »

Directors: Kevin Burke, Dave Regnier
Stars: Dave Regnier, Nikki Benz, Judy Bobka
Casino Jack (2010)
Biography | Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

A hot shot Washington DC lobbyist and his protégé go down hard as their schemes to peddle influence lead to corruption and murder.

Director: George Hickenlooper
Stars: Kevin Spacey, Barry Pepper, Jon Lovitz
Gleason (2016)
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

After he is diagnosed with ALS, former professional football player Steve Gleason begins making a video diary for his unborn son, as he, his wife, and their friends and family work to raise money for ALS patients as his disease progresses.

Director: Clay Tweel
Stars: Steve Gleason, Mike Gleason, Scott Fujita

The true story of a national spiritual awakening in the early 1970's and its origins within a community of teenage hippies in Southern California.

Director: Jon Gunn

Photos

Edit

Storyline

"If you don't take risks, you'll have a wasted soul." - Drew Barrymore. Ever since the second grade when he first saw her in E.T. The Extraterrestrial, Brian Herzlinger has had a crush on Drew Barrymore. Now, 20 years later he's decided to try to fulfill his lifelong dream by asking her for a date. There's one small problem: She's Drew Barrymore and he's, well, Brian Herzlinger, a broke 27-year-old aspiring filmmaker from New Jersey. But that doesn't stop Brian and his film school pals from doing everything they can think of to convince Barrymore to go out with him - and documenting their quest along the way. Equipped with a video camera they have to return to Circuit City in 30 days and the $1,100 Brian won on a game show (where the winning answer was, prophetically, "Drew Barrymore"), they've got one month to accomplish their mission. To succeed, they'll need to negotiate an army of publicists, agents, producers and assistants who surround the star so Brian can pop the question. My ... Written by Andrew Hindes

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

30 days, $1100, For an Ordinary Guy to Get a Date with Drew Barrymore

Genres:

Documentary

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for mild thematic elements and language | See all certifications »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

After the film was promoted with a disastrous internet spamming campaign that became increasingly abusive, the film has been cited by the authors of The Guerrila Filmmaker's Handbook as a textbook case of how not to launch a no-budget internet marketing campaign. See more »

Quotes

Brian Herzlinger: [to complete stranger in car, after getting off cell phone with Nancy, Drew's partner] I just got a date with Drew Barrymore.
See more »

Connections

References Grease 2 (1982) See more »

Soundtracks

The Green Pedal
Performed by Stuart Hart and The Inner Voice
Courtesy of Selectracks Music Services
See more »

User Reviews

 
Pure charm ... well, maybe not entirely pure
11 January 2006 | by mawilkSee all my reviews

I was completely taken in by the charm and optimism of My Date With Drew, although the movie's critics hold generally far more cynical views about it. Many find this work creepy and unnerving because its star-director, Brian Herzlinger, manages to pull off some rather interesting stunts ...

But this movie is innocuous, really, and nothing either dangerous or sordid happens, here. At the heart of Herzlinger's work is a man who engages himself on a quest for emotional and material success, and I found it inspiring, quite frankly, to witness his journey.

One might admire or dislike Herzlinger, finding him either funny or creepy, but there's no denying that the man has chutzpah! Give credit where credit is due, for he's accomplished what few independents have in that he's gotten his movie made and distributed (and gotten us writing about it, as a result of that). Not too shabby, by any means.


16 of 29 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 82 user reviews »

Videos

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Official Website

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

30 September 2005 (Norway) See more »

Also Known As:

Dating Drew See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

Edit

Box Office

Budget:

$1,100 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$85,223, 7 August 2005

Gross USA:

$181,041

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$262,770
See more on IMDbPro »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See full technical specs »

Contribute to This Page

Free Movies and TV Shows You Can Watch Now

On IMDb TV, you can catch Hollywood hits and popular TV series at no cost. Select any poster below to play the movie, totally free!

Browse free movies and TV series



Recently Viewed